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Banff mayor takes in climate change workshop at FCM

Banff mayor takes in climate change workshop at FCM

“We should all know that climate change is an imminent threat to this park and our home and our lives as we know it, as well as our livelihoods, and there’s absolutely an economic cost that’s going to come with the very real effects of climate change.”
Female grizzly bear killed on Trans-Canada Highway in Yoho

Female grizzly bear killed on Trans-Canada Highway in Yoho

“This is another disappointing loss because it is a female that’s at reproductive age,” said David Laskin, wildlife ecologist for Lake Louise, Yoho and Kootenay field unit.
Wildfire exercise prepares for worst, aids in coordination

Wildfire exercise prepares for worst, aids in coordination

“These exercises are invaluable. There’s so much learning that comes out of it. This forces us to integrate our communications to work together and it’s great to build relationships with these agencies. If an actual incident happens, it helps understand all the players, the jurisdictions and the roles of everyone.”
UPDATED: Rash of bike thefts in Bow Valley under investigation

UPDATED: Rash of bike thefts in Bow Valley under investigation

“Please ensure if you witness or fall victim to a bicycle theft, contact police immediately."
Banff cancels Canada Day parade, opts for all-day entertainment

Banff cancels Canada Day parade, opts for all-day entertainment

“The full-day opportunity allows us to collaborate with the Town of Canmore and attracting performers for both towns,” said Jason Darrah, the director of communications and marketing for the Town of Banff.
Banff Bears still in hunt for first victory in three years

Banff Bears still in hunt for first victory in three years

A big slab of victory was snatched from the jaws of the Banff Rugby Club Bears after the men's team got caught “flat-footed” at the worst possible time.
MLA Rosin backing Toews to replace Kenney as UCP leader

MLA Rosin backing Toews to replace Kenney as UCP leader

Banff-Kananaskis MLA Miranda Rosin is supporting Travis Toews as the next leader of the United Conservative Party.
artsPlace water exhibit blends science and art to create change

artsPlace water exhibit blends science and art to create change

“I hope people feel something when they see the artwork. I think it is one thing to read a scientific document that tells you about climate change and it is another thing to really feel what climate change is in your gut when you look at a painting. When people feel things, then that creates change in their life.”
Bow Valley runners to match speed, endurance at provincials

Bow Valley runners to match speed, endurance at provincials

A trio of local high school track runners will put their speed to the test at provincials this week.
Banff-Kananaskis could be a toss-up in next election

Banff-Kananaskis could be a toss-up in next election

“Unless the UCP brings in some kind of leader that brings everyone together, that has them looking to the future and not the past, I think every MLA is going to be called to account for what they did under Kenney’s leadership.”